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Old 05-27-2011, 03:22 PM   #1
dohbob
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Installing Radeon 5770 Drivers on Wheezy


I'm trying to install radeon 5770 drivers but it fails with this message.... same message when I use sgfxi

Code:
# vim /usr/share/ati/fglrx-install.log 
  1 
  2 Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/8.85/source -> 
  3                  /usr/src/fglrx-8.85 
  4 
  5 DKMS: add Completed. 
  6 
  7 Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel.  Skipping... 
  8 
  9 Building module: 
10 cleaning build area.... 
11 cd /var/lib/dkms/fglrx/8.85/build; sh make.sh --nohints --uname_r=2.6.38-2-6    86 --norootcheck.....(bad exit status: 1) 
12 0 
13 0 
14 [Error] Kernel Module : Failed to build fglrx-8.85 with DKMS 
15 [Error] Kernel Module : Removing fglrx-8.85 from DKMS 
16 
17 ------------------------------ 
18 Deleting module version: 8.85 
19 completely from the DKMS tree. 
20 ------------------------------ 
21 Done. 
22 [Reboot] Kernel Module : update-initramfs
Also tried using distro package but fails when I aticonfig --initial

Code:
# aticonfig --initial
Uninitialised file found, configuring.
Fail to link to fglrx-libglx.so, please check whether driver is installed correctly
Using /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Saving back-up to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.original-6
 
Old 05-27-2011, 04:18 PM   #2
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Code:
apt-cache policy linux-headers-$(uname -r)
 
Old 05-27-2011, 04:36 PM   #3
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linux-headers-2.6.38-2-686:
Installed: 2.6.38-5
Candidate: 2.6.38-5
Version table:
*** 2.6.38-5 0
900 http://http.us.debian.org/debian/ testing/main i386 Packages
900 http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing/main i386 Packages
100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
 
Old 06-01-2011, 05:43 AM   #4
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Did you get it fixed? If not, check you've got everything installed - which it doesn't seem like you have.
Code:
apt-cache policy fglrx*
 
  


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